Monthly Archives: November 2012

Blown glass

(For Gaza) Broken like glass but not torn asunder the spirit recoils and rises from the ashes as the colors swirl Torn like shreds of cloth standing in a land of blood stained rocks waiting for the sun to fall … Continue reading

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Have you thanked your captors lately?

“No army can withstand the strength of an idea whose time has come.” Victor Hugo As Americans gear up to celebrate Thanksgiving, I thought it would behoove me to show a little more gratitude to the powers that be like … Continue reading

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The giant and the boy who threw stones

In America, most flag waving, apple pie eating Christians are familiar with the biblical story of David and Goliath. This story has all the attributes of the underdog coming out on top that Americans love to lap up with their New … Continue reading

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Originally posted on Thirdeyemom:
A Word in Your Ear, a fantastic travel blog that I adore, started a fun travel and photography challenge called “A Word of the Day”. Basically she lets her dictionary open to a word and voila.…

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